Aavid Thermal Technologies.

Aavid Thermal Technologies

Aavid Thermal Technologies

For nearly 50 years, Aavid has been the world leader in thermal management solutions and the partner of choice for electronics companies focused on introducing next generation products to market faster, with greater reliability, and increased functionality.  Today, Aavid provides the industry’s broadest product offering, ranging from the smallest board level cooling solution to several thousand kilowatt industrial applications.  Aavid's products are used in Personal Computing systems such as desktops, laptops, printers, and video game consoles in addition to non-PC products including servers, network devices, instrumentation, transportation, and other consumer electronics.

Value Creation

Sterling worked closely with management in building the business platform through strategic acquisitions and critical resources for growth.  Capital was provided to expand production capacity and improve productivity.  Fluent Inc., the leading worldwide provider of software for analyzing heat dissipation and fluid flows, was acquired to augment the company’s capabilities.  Thermalloy, Aavid’s’s largest competitor and leader in the European market, was also acquired to solidify the Company’s market position.